* Joerg Jaspert <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-11-29 13:22]: > > >> It isn't just about choosing not to install it, it causes work for the > >> various teams in Debian - security, release, QA.=20 > > We've discussed this at the Security Team meeting in Essen and we don't > > have a problem with qmail being included in Lenny. > > Are you aware that qmail and its related packages do have a LOT of code > duplication? No. What I see is a lot of reimplemented stuff but not an embedded code copy (just had a quick look) which should be no problem from my point of view. > Someone tried to reinvent a libc or something, and just > copies it into every package. One bug means fixing all > those packages at once. Can you point me to source code? For the reimplemented stuff I see no problem, unless its a logical bug this doesn't apply. > And AFAIK thats something the security teams do not like. At least didnt > in the past. Well at least this was also not a reason to delete a package from the archive so far. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - email@example.com - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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